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SEO Best Practices

SEO Best Practices

Presentation from a group session on ADPList introducing SEO best practices.

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Florent Merian

February 10, 2023

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    Emailing relevant people to tell them about our content. Keywords The words people type into search engines to find what they’re looking for. Backlinks Links from a page on one website to another. SEO Best Practices @specifyapp @fmerian
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  3. INTRO @specifyapp User Experience Authority Content How Google works 200+

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    10 14 15 Keywords Research 9 SEO Best Practices
  5. @specifyapp @fmerian Why keyword research is important KEYWORD RESEARCH Source:

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  6. @specifyapp • • • Headlines Links Images ON-PAGE SEO 01

    02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 <!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en" data-theme="dark"> <head> <title> Creative Title </title> <meta name="description" content="Heyo"> </head> <body> <h1> Title </h1> <p> Introduction </p> <h2> Headline </h2> <p> Development </p> <h2> Conclusion </h2> <p> Call-to-action </p> </body> </html> • • • URL Title Description
  7. @specifyapp @fmerian ANATOMY OF A URL Protocol TLD Slug Domain

    Subfolder SEO Best Practices https://specifyapp.com/blog/blog-post
  8. URL • Include your target keywords. TITLE • Make it

    compelling in less than 60 characters. DESCRIPTION • Describe your content in less than 160 characters. @specifyapp @fmerian ANATOMY OF A SEO-OPTIMIZED PAGE • • • URL Title Description PREVIEW WITH METATAGS.IO ↗️
  9. • • • Headlines Links Images ANATOMY OF A SEO-OPTIMIZED

    PAGE @specifyapp @fmerian HEADLINES • Include your target keywords. LINKS • Include 2-3 relevant internal and external links. IMAGES • • • Name them well. Use descriptive alt text. Compress them.
  10. • • • Headlines Links Images ANATOMY OF A SEO-OPTIMIZED

    PAGE — RECAP • • • URL Title Description @specifyapp @fmerian How to build a SEO-optimized page Relevant links Optimized images Compelling title Descriptive URL Interesting content
  11. @specifyapp @fmerian Top Channels LINK BUILDING Social 🐝 TechCrunch HARO

    LinkedIn Outreach 📢 Product Hunt Feeds 🔉 Twitter Slack Hacker News Sidebar Reddit Communities 💬 Medium Publications ✍️ Spreading the word. SEO Best Practices Discord DEV
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    😱 SEO Best Practices Duplicate pages without canonical Duplicate meta descriptions Duplicate <title> tags Slow pages Low word count Pages without outgoing links Source: Ahrefs @specifyapp @fmerian
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  14. @specifyapp @fmerian The `SEO` Content Checklist RECAP So you want

    to create content? Think SEO. SEO Best Practices Optimized Add your keywords in your URL, title, description, and headlines. Enjoyable Create your best story — what your audience enjoys reading. Searchable Define your keywords — what your audience wants to read.
  15. @specifyapp Tooling MORE Meta Tags Preview how your page will

    look on Google, Twitter and more. Squoosh Open-source image compression app. Google Search Console PageSpeed Insights Learn how people discover your content on Google. Analyze how your pages perform and get insights to improve load time. Ahrefs Webmaster Tools Run SEO audits. SEO Best Practices
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    Backlinko Tips, strategies, and in-depth case studies. Powered by Search Lessons learned from real-world B2B SaaS examples. Ahrefs Detailed tutorials to expand your SEO knowledge.